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CHS freshmen start their high school journey

A new chapter in life has begun for 162 Colfax High School incoming first-year students. In preparation for start of the fall semester on Aug. 15, the high school provided an exten ...

School site has seen many changes

It was 1894, construction workers plowed a road leading to recently acquired public property and the land was leveled for the new Colfax School. The street was named, appropriately ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO May 2, 2002 ? Soroptimist International of Colfax honored Student of the Month winners at their dinner meeting April 18. Colfax High School students honored included ...

Colfax roadway has historical identity crisis

When London burned down in 1666, renowned architect Christopher Wren had a famously wonderful idea to rebuild in an organized and aesthetic manner. Nevertheless, while the city lea ...

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10 YEARS AGO March 7, 2002 – Facing diversity last Saturday afternoon in the third quarter of their Sac-Joaquin Section Div. IV championship game with Patterson, the Colfax High ...

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10 YEARS AGO Feb. 14, 2002 – Weimar resident James V. Musci has been elected chairman of the Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Committee. Colfax resident Richard Bran ...

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10 YEARS AGO Feb. 7, 2002 – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Colfax area at 6:38 a.m. Monday. From all reports, however, its bark was much worse than its bite. “It sounde ...

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10 YEARS AGO January 31, 2002 – Arctic chill puts freeze on Colfax; Interstate 80 closes, cars spin as snowfall accumulates. The storm swept through Northern California, bringin ...

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10 YEARS AGO Dec. 27, 2001 – Area contractor Gary Todd donated $200 to begin restoration work on the old bell/siren tower. The tower was used for years to alert volunteers to a ...

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10 YEARS AGO Dec. 20, 2001 – Colfax Elementary School District Superintendent Alan Shuttleworth announced plans to resign his position and pursue teaching at Sierra College. “ ...

Conners tapped as substation's new leader

Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner has selected a sergeant with lifelong Colfax ties to take command of the substation. Sgt. Ty Conners is the new commander in the City of Colfax, a ...

Snow-day protocol debated

With temperatures lowering for winter, it is time to look forward to snowfall. And since heavy snow can mean snow days for local schools, some Colfax residents are wondering what g ...

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10 YEARS AGO Sept. 13, 2001 – Ripple effects from Tuesday’s horrific tragedy on the East Coast made their way to the greater Colfax area, as some residents anxiously awaited n ...

Colfax Area Community Calendar

THURSDAY, AUG. 18 Friends of the Colfax Library meets at 11 a.m. in the library, 2 W. St. 346-8211. Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad S ...